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It's our final countdown of 2020, and we're welcoming a new #1 to close out the year!
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Each month, Lootcakes ranks the top YouTubers and streamers in two popular Dragon Ball mobile games (Dokkan Battle and Dragon Ball Legends) and highlights their notable recent content for your viewing pleasure. This edition covers the month ending 12/19.
#9 (Tie): DBZoom
Last Month's Ranking: #15
DBZoom enters our top 10 for the first time! This Dragon Ball Legends content creator's first upload dates back to August 2019. In total, he's amassed nearly 40k YouTube subscribers and over 5.3 million total video views. In the video below, DBZoom states his desire for a DBL tournament mode and shares questions posed to the development team on Twitter.
#9 (Tie): Yaro G
Last Month's Ranking: #8 (Tie)
Yaro G makes his sixth-ever (and sixth consecutive) appearance in our top 10. If you want a break from the usual Dragon Ball Legends gameplay videos, see below as Yaro G reads funny, confusing, and downright odd 1-star reviews of the game. Warning: NSFW language!
Rhymestyle went from last period's four-way tie at #2 to an 8th place finish. He actually amassed a similar number of new YouTube subscribers - and more video views, but this month's competition was fiercer. In the video below, Rhyme discusses the shutdown of Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Blazing and what this could potentially mean for Dokkan Battle and Dragon Ball Legends.
#6 (Tie): Tiger Uppercut Media
Last Month's Ranking: #6
Tiger Uppercut Media holds the #6 rank for the second consecutive period. In other news, he finally secured
a PS5 after many near misses
. Drop by his Twitch channel here
or see below for an epic summoning session on the new LR Gohan banner in Dokkan Battle.
#6 (Tie): RikuTheBest
Riku recently reached the 20k follower milestone on Twitch. Congratulations! He started a podcast with fellow content creator Fruitcake
in early December. Check out the first episode here
. If you're looking for Dragon Ball Legends content, drop by Riku's Twitch channel here
or watch his free-to-play Saiyans team in action below.
Ndukauba secures a spot in the top half of our rankings for the first time in seven months. His rise can be attributed to his recent YouTube subscriber growth; among our top 10, he ranks #1 in new subscribers. See below for Ndukauba's most popular recent upload - a look at what he calls the most broken unit in Dragon Ball Legends. Agree or disagree? Let him know in the video comments!
D-Free returns to our top 10 after a three-period absence. Compared to the previous period, this Dragon Ball Legends creator amassed nearly 600k more video views and quadrupled his YouTube subscriber gains. He also returned to Twitch for a birthday stream, which you can view here
. In the video below, D-Free showcases the stylish green coat Vegeta.
Nanogenix recently released some new merch. Click here
to get the details on his new pullover or check out the merch store here
. The next part of Dokkan Battle's Christmas celebrations are close! In the video below, Nano reacts to the super attack reveal of the upcoming Janemba and Pikkon units.
Last Month's Ranking: #1
This period, DaTruthDT generated the most new YouTube video views among our top 10 creators. He's also the most prolific uploader, having uploaded over 100 new videos during the current period. See below for DaTruth's guide to the new Category Super Battle Road stages in Dokkan Battle's global edition.
Last Month's Ranking: #2 (Tie)
This period marks Goresh's first time on the Dragon Ball throne! He was able to overtake DaTruthDT thanks to an impressive haul of new YouTube subscribers and stream views during the current period. Goresh has his hands full translating holiday celebration news in Dragon Ball Legends and Dokkan Battle. In the video below he translates Japanese text from the latest V-Jump magazine, which contains teasers for both games.
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For a more detailed breakdown on the top content creators in this edition, take a look at the table below. Click the table to enlarge.
Please note, N/A means the creator did not broadcast a video in the tracked games on the applicable platform during the relevant period. Since any views they did achieve were for other games, we chose not to count them here. A dash (-) means the creator does not have an account on any relevant platforms in the associated category.
Each edition, we begin by compiling a list of the top 20 Dragon Ball Z: Dokkan Battle and Dragon Ball Legends YouTubers (in the English language) based on their most-viewed new upload (during the current period) related to any of these games. To qualify, at least 75% of their videos in related games (during the current period) must contain self-created gameplay or game-related commentary (i.e. created directly by the YouTuber as opposed to clips sourced from third parties).
Creators from the above list are then awarded 0-100 points in each of four categories: (1) total views of their newly uploaded YouTube videos related to these games, (2) new YouTube subscribers, (3) new Twitch channel views plus new YouTube stream views related to these games, and (4) new Twitch followers. The data from these categories is sourced from YouTube and Social Blade (socialblade.com). Points are calculated according to the following steps:
(1) For each category, total points available are calculated by multiplying 100 by a fraction: the total number of creators active on the relevant platform (numerator) divided by the total number of creators on the list (denominator). 'Active' in the New YouTube Subscribers category refers to creators who uploaded at least one related game video AND generated 100 or more subscribers during the current period. 'Active' in the New YouTube Views category refers to creators who uploaded at least one related game video during the current period. 'Active' in the New Twitch Followers category is defined as having streamed at least one related game on Twitch during the current period AND generated 100 or more Twitch followers. 'Active' in the New Stream Views category is defined as having streamed at least one related game on Twitch or YouTube during the current period. For example, if 18 of 20 creators are considered 'Active' in the New YouTube Subscribers category, then 90 points are available in that category (i.e. 18/20 = .9 x 100 = 90).
(2) Points awarded to a creator in each category are then calculated by multiplying the results of step (1) by a fraction: the creator's individual performance in that category (numerator) divided by the total performance of all creators on the list in that category (denominator). Continuing the example from (1), a creator with 100,000 New YouTube Subscribers out of 1,000,000 from all ranked creators on the list would receive 9 points in that category (i.e. 100,000/1,000,000 = .1 x 90 = 9).
(3) Points calculated from each category are then totaled to determine the creator's final score.